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One of the Traditional Tune Archive's tune books


This is a Tune book created using tunes held by The Traditional Tune Archive which is a World Wide Web information storing and retrieval tool dedicated to instrumental music of the past 300 years traditionally used for dancing in Ireland, Great Britain, and North America.

X:2 T:Mile to Ride, A M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers manuscript (1770, p. 44) K:G dBd gag fed|gdB BdB d2e|dBd gag fed|a2A ABA c2e:| |:dBG G2B dBG|d/c/B/A/G GAB d2g|dBG GAB dBG|ecA ABA c2e:|

X:1 T:Sheep-Shearers, The T:Next Oars M:9/8 L:1/8 R: S:Joyce – Old Irish Folk Music and Songs, No. 723 (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmix dAc BGB AFA|c3 c>dc B2A|dAc BGB AFA|d3 d>ec d2A|| dAG F2G A3|c3 c>dc B2A|dAG F2G A3|d3 d>ec d2A||

X: 1 % T: Frisky (1) M: 2/4 L: 1/16 K: Gmaj dBgd edcB| ABcd cBAG|dBgd edcB| AcBA G2G2:| AcBd dcBA|Adce edcA|dBgd edcB|AcBA G2G2:|